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What's New: March for Jobs, Justice, and the Climate
| July 11, 2015
Two days before the Climate Summit of the Americas begin in Toronto, over 10,000 people converged on Queen's Park to demand climate action. It was a "diverse coalition of individuals and groups from across Canada, including labor unions representing Alberta oil workers, First Nations on the frontlines of extraction projects, racialized communities from climate-impacted regions, environmental groups, anti-poverty, worker and faith groups, health workers, scientists, students, migrant justice groups, and others."
What's New: The Alternative to Austerity
by The Left Platform of Syriza | July 11, 2015
In this critical moment, the Syriza government has no other choice than to reject the blackmail of the 'institutions' who seek to impose an austerity program, deregulation, and privatization.
What's New: A Road Warrior haircut
by Mike Constable | July 11, 2015
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What's New: On Michael Löwy's Ecosocialism
by Kamran Nayeri | July 11, 2015
In its most general sense ecological socialism (ecosocialism) is a political movement for solution to the present day crisis of society and nature. While there is an increasing number of younger people who begin their political life as ecosocialists, in terms of theory and methodology ecosocialism finds its origins in various shades of socialism, in particular those that identify themselves as Marxist.
What's New: What's Really Warming the World?
| July 10, 2015
Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global warming. Around the world there are 28 or so research groups in more than a dozen countries who have written 61 climate models. Each takes a slightly different approach to the elements of the climate system, such as ice, oceans, or atmospheric chemistry.
What's New: The Social Construction of Race
by Brian Jones | July 10, 2015
The first friend I ever had was a little boy named Matt. We were maybe four or five years old. Matt came to me one day with a very serious look on his face and gave me a little talking-to. He explained to me: “Brian, you're brown. And I'm peach.” I don’t remember saying anything back, but I think in my mind I was like “Okay. . . ? Well these Legos aren’t going to build themselves.”
What's New: Québécois solidarity with Greece
by Richard Fidler | July 10, 2015
Greece's battle for relief from its European financial creditors has attracted substantial sympathy and solidarity in Quebec, especially among those fighting the austerity blitz of the Couillard government. On July 5, Greek voters resoundingly rejected the ultimatums of the European Central Bank, the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund (aka the Troika), opening the way for the country's left-wing Syriza-led government to pursue a course toward regaining economic sovereignty and relief from neoliberal austerity.
by Peter G. Prontzos | July 9, 2015
Is it fair to condemn the people of a country to economic misery because of the sins of their leaders, especially when the problems are also the result of global political and economic forces beyond their control? More specifically, should that nation's legitimate debts be forgiven? What kind of example would that set?
The Making of Leopoldo López July 30, 2015
Knife at its throat, Greece yields to Troika brutality July 30, 2015
Our new tasks in the struggle against austerity July 30, 2015
Water everywhere, Canadian policy nowhere July 30, 2015
Tom Mulcair holds a press conference... July 30, 2015
Enough of the individualistic rhetoric July 30, 2015
What hope for Labour and the left? July 30, 2015
Climate Change Changes Everything July 30, 2015
World Jewry increasingly critical of Israel July 30, 2015In The News archive:
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| 7:30pm, Monday August 10, 2015
McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy, Ottawa.
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|Public forum: The Battle Against Austerity|
Lessons From Greece
Speakers: Leo Panitch and Richard Fidler
The meeting will provide an opportunity to learn about the recent events in Greece and take up the debate surrounding Syriza's fight against austerity
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